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Dec 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
all, we have a divided government. president obama's election said one message, the election of republican house of representatives since another. the actually, working at odds here. you have republicans who will not raise taxes for anyone making more than $250,000 a year, and looking at entitlement cuts. yet democrats that say you have any taxes for those who make under $250,000 and no cuts to the low-you had democrats as a you have no taxes for those -- no tax cuts for those making under $250,000. we're going the wrong direction. why have we been talking about stimulating the economy through jobs? we seem to accept a certain amount of unemployment as being necessary for the proper functioning of the economy, so that for corporations and will keep wages low. that is baloney. we are creating our own economic vice that is entrapping tens of millions of americans. i find it unacceptable. it is like this whole fiscal cliff thing is the creation of people who are unimaginative and locked in by special interests. >> congressmember kucinich, the issue of medicare and social security,
Dec 31, 2012 3:00pm PST
expensive election in u.s. history. president obama defeated mitt romney forcing the republicans to reconsider their policies among others returning women and immigrants. while the major party presidential candidate did not take on fossil fuel, climate change in any of their debates, it was a year of extreme weather from melting of the arctic to superstorm sandy to the massive typhoon in the philippines. 2012 will also be remembered for a series of mass shootings from aurora, arata, to the sikh temple, to be shooting in newtown, conn.. the case around trayvon martin sparked national protest after officials refused to arrest george zimmerman. president obama continues his secret drone wars. we spend the hour looking back at the moment and movements that shaped 2012. >> democratic congresswoman gabrielle giffords has announced she will step down this week. she was shot in the head last year in a shooting spree that left six people dead in tucson. >> thank you for your prayers and for giving me the time to recover. i have more work to do on my recovery, so i will do what is best for ar
Jan 1, 2013 8:00am PST
frightened of is people who don't understand your own system. i spoke at a fundraiser for obama back before he got elected. and the only thing i said was, "look, we're working hard now to get him elected. we have to work twice as hard after he gets elected to make sure what we voted for actually happens." >> i walked there picking mushrooms at the edge of dread, but don't be fooled. this is not a russian column, this is not somewhere else but here. our country moving closer to its own truth and dread, its own ways of making people disappear. i won't tell you where the place is, the dark mash of the woods meeting the unmarked strip of light. ghostwritten crossroads, leaf mold paradise i know already who wants to buy it, sell it, make it disappear. and i won't tell you where it is, so why do i tell you anything? because you still listen because in times like these, to have to listen at all, it is necessary to talk about trees. [applause] >> that was adrienne rich, reading her poetry. she died on tuesday the age of 82. alice walker, your thoughts about adrian? >> the thing i most loved
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